# Search spam


Search spam (spamdexing) is spam of an index of a search engine, for example, in a way of cloaking or creation of doorways. Search engines do not usually report an exhaustive list of the methods of spam which can lead to the removal of a site from the index.

Here are some of them for a search system Yandex:

  • Use in a page of elements misleading the search system (text, links et al.);
  • Creation and placement of fraudulent «entry» pages (doorways) redirecting visitors in one or another way to a target page;
  • Special website programming for the purpose of presenting to the Yandex robot of content other than that which is given to ordinary users;
  • Placing of links intended only for «pumping» of a relevance in a search system including participation in programs of exchange of links with the mentioned goal.